| By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The top women in the world of tennis, including current world number one-ranked player Serena Williams, seven-time Grand Slam champion Venus Williams, 2009 U.S. Open champion Kim Clijsters and 2009 French Open champion Svetlana Kuznetsova, will face off in the one-night, single elimination $1.2...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Recently, Long Island Tennis Magazine had the pleasure in taking part in a teleconference with Kim Clijsters who called in her from her native Belgium. Kim discussed many topics including the upcoming BNP Paribas Showdown at MSG and her first matchup against Serena Williams since their infamous U.S...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Serena Williams, the Billie Jean King Cup’s defending champion, has withdrawn from the upcoming BNP Paribas Showdown, scheduled for Monday, March 1, 2010 at Madison Square Garden in New York City. Williams, who qualified for the Showdown based on her 2009 victories at both the Australian Open and...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Melanie Oudin won her two singles matches to lead the United States to a 4-1 victory over France and secure a spot in the Fed Cup Semifinals. Oudin ousted Julie Coin 7-6 (3), 6-4 in just over two hours Sunday to give the Americans an insurmountable 3-0 lead. The U.S. will next face Russia, April 24...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Roger Federer and Serena Williams, the number one seeds of their respective draws, were able to once again overcome obstacles and play at an elite level to win another title in the year’s first Grand Slam in Australia. Serena defeated unseeded, and the recently unretired, Justine Henin, for her...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The 2010 Australian Open has all the ingredients to make the year’s first Grand Slam event a memorable one. On the men’s side, the resurgent Roger Federer, a steadily improving Andy Murray, a one again fit Rafael Nadal, and a newly-crowned Grand Slam champion in Juan Martin del Potro will be mixed...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
After weeks of rumors of her return, speaking to the Belgian television station RTL, former world number one-ranked women’s player, Justine Henin, officially announced her plans to come back to the Sony Ericsson WTA Tour in January 2010. “I am really happy and am deeply moved to be able to announce...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The top five 1. Serena Williams Even with her meltdown at the U.S. Open and the return of Justine Henin and Kim Clijsters, Serena is always dangerous. If she can keep her fitness and focus, she will be tough to beat all year. 2. Caroline Wozniacki “Sunshine,” as she’s known on the tour, will look...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The top five 1. Roger Federer While Roger Federer is not as dominant as he once was, he is still the best in the game. He wins on all surfaces and his consistency is unmatched. He certainly has a target on his back in 2010, but that has never bothered him before. 2. Rafael Nadal Rafael Nadal is...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Each year, the U.S. Open brings us incredible entertainment, excitement and non-stop storylines right here in our own backyard. The 2009 U.S. Open was no different and it did not disappoint. As expected, the competitors came through and delivered two weeks worth of high intensity drama, upsets,...Read more